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5 Unique Adoption Fundraising Ideas

We all know one of the biggest concerns for many prospective adoptive parents is cost. It’s also the biggest hindrance and the reason many people don’t even consider adopting. There are many ways adoptive parents can fund their adoption, such as grants and savings accounts. Finding the money to fund your adoption doesn’t always have […]

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What To Do If You’re Referred Child Has A Medical Issue?

As parents, of course we naturally want our children to be healthy. More often than before, children adopted through international adoption, however, will come into your home with some medical problems ranging from the easily correctable to lifelong disabilities. If you’re referred a child with a medical issue, determining whether to accept the referral is […]

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The Heartbreaking Issue of Rehoming

When parents have decided that adoption is the right thing for them, they expect to be in it for the long haul. They dream about teaching their children how to drive or watching them graduate, but sometimes things just don’t go the way they’re planned. Adoptions, even with the most diligent of parents, can sometimes […]

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New Beginnings’ Tennessee Office Social Workers

Over the years, we at New Beginnings have seen this ministry grow far beyond anything we could imagine. When we started getting a number of calls from west Tennessee asking for home studies, we knew we needed an office in the state to be able to conduct all of the home studies that were being […]

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Interview Questions For International Adoption Agencies

This content was originally published by Creating a Family, the national adoption & infertility education nonprofit. See more here.   This extensive questionnaire is broken into three sections of questions: Country Specific, Agency Specific, Services Offered, plus a list of documents to request that they send to you and a place to evaluate the feel […]

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New Beginnings’ International Adoption Social Workers

Your family is our first priority at New Beginnings. We’ve hired top-notch social workers to guide you through the adoption process. Many of our social workers have advanced degrees and all of them have a passion for placing children with their forever families. Amanda and Victoria work in our international adoption department. They coordinate adoptions […]

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New Beginnings’ Home Study Social Workers

A home study is much more than just a background check. A home study is necessary before an adoption can take place, whether your adoption is facilitated by an agency, the foster care system or an attorney. At New Beginnings we offer this service to adoptive parents, regardless of whether they work with us as […]

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Why Do Adoptive Parents Prefer Girls?

  Congratulations! It’s a…” The word that comes next is the most anticipated and life changing word any parents could hear! Boy? Girl? That one word determines whether their future lives are filled with ruffled leggings, Hello Kitty, and fairy princess dresses or toy cars, blasters, and every sport imaginable. Whereas biological parents have to […]

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Adopting Out of Birth Order

  In the past, adopting out of birth order was universally discouraged by adoption professionals. However, we find very little research showing that it causes any longstanding problems. Even so, many countries still do not allow for children to be adopted out of birth order internationally. If you are considering adopting internationally, you will need […]

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NB’s Top 5 Books for Parents

The very first step when considering adoption is to simply learn more. At the very beginning, you’re asking questions and finding credible resources. If the materials you have are really good, they can also serve as guides to help you through tough situations. At New Beginnings, we want to make sure you have as many […]

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